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Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

The NSA chief, meanwhile, alerted France to Russians breaching their election infrastructure ahead of recent presidential voting there. He continued: "We have...


Warren Buffett Jokes, But Not About Berkshire Paying a Dividend

He also said that a lot of the benefits of lower corporate taxes would likely be competed away. At the meeting, Buffett disclosed that, as Kraft Heinz worked on...


Aetna exits Obamacare exchanges in remaining two states

Earlier, Aetna announced it was leaving the exchanges in Iowa and Virginia, its other two current marketplace states. "We will not offer on- or off-exchange ind...


Comcast, Charter Communications step into wireless together

If Charter and Comcast want to hop in, well, it's no wonder they want to team up for economies of scale - they're starting well behind. Charter shares f...


Comey's Firing Left FBI Agent In Tears

While it is standard practice for a new administration to ask all United States attorneys held over from the previous administration to resign, Bharara, who was...


Sergei Lavrov, Russian foreign minister, jokes about Comey firing

Current and former United States intelligence officials have accused Kislyak of being a top spy and recruiter of spies, a notion that Russian officials have dis...


American journalist asked to leave 'Kushner family event' in China

Jared Kushner, 36, is senior adviser and son-in-law of US President Donald Trump. Dianne Feinstein of California came in response to media reports that Kush...


Debenhams Plc's (DEB) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC

It has a 13.69 P/E ratio. SSPG has been the subject of a number of recent analyst reports. About 413,455 shares traded. Shares of Polypipe Group PLC (LON:...


Why is Star Wars Day celebrated on May the Fourth?

This year's Star Wars Day featured a duel with light sabers at the Living Mall, a shopping mall with a giant orb that resembles the film's Death Star space st...


Xerox Corporation (XRX), SYNCHRONY FINANCIAL (SYF)

Hall Laurie J Trustee purchased a new position in Synchrony Financial during the fourth quarter valued at about $202,000. Raymond James Trust N.A. raised its st...


China's 1st large homemade passenger jet taking to the skies

Most of the flights will be on single-aisle jets like the C-919. Comac's C919 narrowbody airliner made its debut flight from China's Shanghai Pudong Internati...


Do you see a Surface Laptop in your future?

It has all the hardware to compete, much more than what's required in a classroom. For the price, users will get an Intel i5 processor with 4GB of RAM and...


Trump signs executive order to 'vigorously promote religious liberty'

A 1954 federal law prohibits tax-exempt charitable organizations such as churches from participating in political campaigns. The order, which declares that it...


ConvaTec Group PLC's (CTEC) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd

It has a 41.53 P/E ratio. It also engages in credit card services, merchant and automated teller machine processing, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage and ...


German exports, imports reach record heights in March

Andreas Rees, UniCredit's chief German economist, forecasts that Germany's GDP grew at a quarterly clip of "at least 0.6%", or 2.5% in annualized terms, propell...


Reds ride extra-base surge to 14-2 romp over Giants

He said he felt great. On the other side of that, it's shown that the bullpen is much stronger than it was at this time (or really, at any time) last season. He...


Trump slaps tariff on Canadian softwood lumber

The two leaders met at the White House earlier this year. The lumber and milk fall-out sets the two sides up for a wider battle as they renegotiate the North ...


French President-elect Macron gears up for challenges ahead

But the battle against extremism, bigotry and the politics of fear is far from over. That enabled the former investment banker, who has never been elected to pu...


Euro slides from six-month peak as Macron win spurs profit-taking

In currency markets, the euro rose to a six-month high of $1.102 in early Asian trade but last stood at $1.095, down 0.4% on the day. US crude output averaged...


Analysts weigh in on Model 3 margins

It took just half a year to recreate the technology that Mobileye took away from Tesla with its sudden departure. The move to collect more video data comes ...


Amazon Drops Free Shipping Minimum to $25

These customers have to order online and pick up their items at a Wal-Mart location. This is the second time this year that Amazon has lowered the free ship...


Higher US crude output to cap oil prices through 2018

OPEC along with other key producers have agreed to reduce oil production by 1.8 million barrels a day from the usual output. Higher crude output from the Unit...


British Gas loses customers in price cap row

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on CNA. The share price of the company (CPYYY) was up +1.55%, with a high of 10.53 during the day and the ...


Nasdaq Takes New High As Dow, S&P 500 Fade Into Closing Bell

The broad-based S&P 500 finished up a hair at 2,399.38, while the Nasdaq Composite Index added 1.90 points (0.03 per cent) at 6,102.66. The S&P 500 Index,...


Chinese-made Passenger Jet Takes Test Flight

People take photos in front of the Chinese C919 passenger jet after its first flight at Pudong International Airport in Shanghai on Friday. As the plane smoot...